Teton Youth and Family Services employs approximately 70 people. Benefits of employment include challenging, meaningful work, a positive work environment with great staff, and good experience and training for professional development (the most common reason for employees leaving is to go to graduate school). Full-time employees receive health and dental insurance and paid vacation.


POSITION: YOUTH COUNSELOR

Are you looking for a job that will positively impact your life? Teton Youth & Family Services is seeking a dynamic individual to join our Youth Counselor Staff. This position provides the opportunity to work in an active and challenging environment while helping youth to find their way to more fulfilling and constructive lives.

Position responsibilities:  Youth Counselors are responsible for the daily care and supervision of our residents, building therapeutic relationships with our clients and creating a safe and predictable environment. Creating this environment requires establishing healthy boundaries, reinforcing choices and behaviors through the use of natural and logical consequences, helping residents develop internal self-control by highlighting new growth and change as well as engaging in enriching activities. Youth Counselors work in shifts up to 16 hours, including overnights. Could include leading wilderness trips.

Qualifications: High School Diploma, preferably Bachelor’s Degree, patient, a good listener, energetic, and self-assured.

To apply: Please email resume to mhansen@tyfs.org or call 307-733-6440.


Red Top Meadows

POSITION: OVERNIGHT STAFF at Red Top Meadows

Are you looking for a job that will positively impact your life? Teton Youth & Family Services is seeking a dynamic individual to join our Youth Counselor Staff as a dedicated night staff member. This position provides the opportunity to work in an active and challenging environment while helping youth to find their way to more fulfilling and constructive lives.

Position responsibilities: The Overnight staff shall assume responsibility to ensure security at Red Top Meadows during the nighttime hours. This requires making frequent bed checks, remaining alert at all times, complete assigned minor maintenance or housekeeping responsibilities along with meal prep, and lastly help students start their day positively by maintaining a pleasant, caring attitude, and a calm, respectful environment.

Qualifications: High School Diploma, preferably Bachelor’s Degree, patient, a good listener, energetic, and self-assured.

To apply: Please email resume to mhansen@tyfs.org or call 307-733-6440.

POSITION: HUMANITIES TEACHER

Core teacher for Language Arts, American Studies, World Studies / Geography, and Life Skills. Ideal candidates will:

  • Share teaching responsibilities for The Modern World & You, Reading & Writing Workshop, Physical Education, Educational Games & Initiatives, and Life Skills classes.
  • School Improvement Committee Member.
  • Provide high quality, standards and research based education to all students.
  • Attend to all aspects of the student’s wellbeing and growth within the classroom.
  • Work with classroom aides as partners in the classroom setting.
  • Actively collect and use assessments and assessment datum to inform instruction and to make adjustments that facilitate student learning.
  • For Language Arts, Social Studies, Reading & Writing Workshop, and Life Skills courses, review and/or design unit plans appropriate for our students and for meeting the Wyoming State Academic and Content Standards as indicated by the curriculum maps.
  • Work as part of a team to develop a curriculum map and unit plans for the Modern World & You, as well as Physical Education, Educational Games & Initiatives.  Gather input from faculty and staff in developing the LifeSkills curriculum.
  • Utilize the resources provided by the school and research internet and community-based resources to enrich the program.
  • Actively participate in the Individualized Education Program [IEP] process.  Maintain an awareness of student special needs.
  • Provide instruction and resources to classroom aids.

For more information on the position please contact Tom Concannon, tconcannon@tyfs.org or Kyle Knutson, kknutson@tyfs.org

POSITION: Special Education Paraprofessional

Are you looking for a job that will positively impact your life? Teton Youth & Family Services is seeking a dynamic individual to join our Youth Counselor Staff as a dedicated night staff member. This position provides the opportunity to work in an active and challenging environment while helping youth to find their way to more fulfilling and constructive lives.

Position responsibilities: Promote the educational, social, and behavioral development of students.  Assist students in class and with transitions to and from school, between classes, and between activities.  Maintain a dialogue with the teachers, therapists and childcare staff regarding the students’ academic and behavioral progress and difficulties.  Be open to the counsel of other members of the Red Top Meadows community and maintain a collaborative spirit in an effort to best meet the needs of the students.

Assist in the implementation of Individual Education Programs (IEPs) and monitoring of student progress.  Maintain an awareness of student special needs.  Working with the special education teacher, classroom teachers, and childcare/classroom aides coordinate the daily delivery of special education services.  Share any concerns related to the educational, social, and behavioral development of students with the special education and classroom teachers to refine the targeted instructional program. 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree, patient, a good listener, energetic, and self-assured.

To apply: Please email resume to mhansen@tyfs.org or call 307-733-6440. For more information about Teton Youth & Family Services please visit our website at https://tetonyouthandfamilyservices.org/


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“In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, political beliefs, or disability.

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 (voice) or (202) 720-6382 ( TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.”